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1952 Buick – Brilliant is the Word for Buick

What you will see pictured on this page is a complete line of spirited creations bearing the Buick banner for 1952.

There is newness in every sparkling model – sumptuous beauty inside and out – comfort and performance that leave nothing to be desired – and the deep, solid merit of Buick building that puts bed rock value into each and every SPECIAL, SUPER and ROADMASTER.

Start with styling, if you will. Note well the gleam and grace of line here, the rich distinction of sweepspear moldings on all models, the arresting smartness of bright fender ports, the brawn and beauty of the new front-end styling which blends instant identification with unsurpassed protection.

Step into the luxurious interiors and examine them for yourself you’ll find these cars expansively roomy, their fabrics superbly fine, their fittings and finish meticulous in every detail. Take power. In every instance, it is eight-cylinder valve-in-head power from a high-compression Buick Fireball engine – and in the regal ROADMASTER it is still mightier power, lifted to new performance and economy peaks by the sensational new Airpower carburetor. Take ride – literally a million-dollar ride.

For the 1952 Buick is well beyond this figure in the cost of its ride engineering alone. Take handling, whisper soft and superbly smooth – with PermiFirm steering, new Wide-Band brakes for safer, smoother stops, and Dynaflow Drive available on every model. Above all, take value. We honestly believe that nothing else on the automotive horizon adds up, feature for feature and pound for pound, to as big a buy as these Buicks for 1952.

Judge them for yourself, these gorgeous new SPECIALS, SUPERS and ROADMASTERS. Select – with your travel taste and budget in mind – from four wheelbases, four power ratings, a full choice of body styles and price ranges. Choose too, from a generously wide selection of equipment and accessories -and custom-tailor your Buick to your very own taste and purse.

And as you look thoroughly into these brilliant Buick beauties for 1952, you will learn how fully they gratify your every traveling desire, how great a measure they return for your automotive dollar, how well they carry their proud pledge: ” When better automobiles are built Buick will build them.”

1952 Buick Model Overview
1952 Buick Models Slider

14 models in 3 series for 52

1952 Buick Slider
1952 Buick Body Tag
1952 Buick Body Tag Decode

It’s all about the numbers

Two plates attached to each 1952 Buick can tell you where it was built and how well it was equipped. With this data you can restore it back to factory specs easily.

1952 Buick VIN Plate Decode

What you need to know about the 1952 Buick

1952 Buick Production
1952 Buick Production Overview
1952 Buick Specifications
1952 Buick Specifications
1952 Buick Equipment
1952 Buick Optional Equipment
1952 Buick Registry
1952 Buick Registry

Beauty inside

1952 Buick Interior

Almost 40 interior trim combinations were available for buyers of a 1952 Buick. Hometown Buick has digitalized them to show you the original seat and bolster materials.

1952 Buick Interior Trims

Build your own 1952 Buick

1952 Buick Coloring Tool

Want to see this 1952 Buick in a different color?

1952 Buick Configurator

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1952 Buick Colors

See the 1952 Buicks in Motion

Watch the original salesmen and mechanics training slidefilms!

Free repair & owner manuals for your 1952 Buick!

Home Base of 1952 Buick Memorabilia: the Hometown Buick Collection

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1952 Buick Engineering Data Book 02 Vertical

1952 Buick Engineering Data Book

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All 1952 Buick items
1952 Buick Showroom Album

1952 Trivia

What else happened in 1952?

(Based on this article on Wikipedia.)

  • January 12 – The University of Tennessee admits its first black student.
  • February 6 – George VI (King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions: Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan and Ceylon) dies aged 56 after a long illness. He is succeeded by his daughter The Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh (now Elizabeth II), who is on a visit to Kenya. She is proclaimed Queen of Canada at Rideau Hall, Ottawa.
  • February 26 – Vincent Massey is sworn in as the first Canada-born Governor General of Canada.
  • March 20 – The United States Senate ratifies a peace treaty with Japan.
  • March 21 – The last two executions in the Netherlands take place.
  • March 22 – Wernher von Braun publishes the first in his series of articles titled Man Will Conquer Space Soon!, including ideas for manned flights to Mars and the Moon.
  • April 15 – The United States B-52 Stratofortress flies for the first time.
  • April 24 – Birth of Jean-Paul Gaultier – French Haute couture and Prêt-à-Porter fashion designer.
  • May 2 – The first passenger jet flight route opens between London and Johannesburg.
  • May 6 – Death of Maria Montessori, Italian educator (b. 1870).
  • May 14 – Birth of Robert Zemeckis, American film director.
  • June 7 – Birth of Liam Neeson, Northern Irish actor.
  • July 17 – Birth of David Hasselhoff, American actor.
  • September 6 – Television debuts in Canada as the CBC in Montreal, Quebec airs.
  • October 7 – Birth of Vladimir Putin, President of Russia.
  • October 14 – The United Nations begins work in the new United Nations building in New York City, designed by Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer.
  • November 1 – Nuclear testing and Operation Ivy: The United States successfully detonates the first hydrogen bomb, codenamed “Mike”, at Eniwetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, with a yield of 10.4 megatons.
  • November 20 – The first official passenger flight over the North Pole is made from Los Angeles to Copenhagen.
  • November 20 – The first successful sex reasignment surgery was performed in Copenhagen, making George Jorgensen Jr. become Christine Jorgensen.
  • November 25 – Agatha Christie’s murder-mystery play The Mousetrap opens at the Ambassadors Theatre in London; as of 2015, it continues next door at the St. Martin’s Theatre, and remains the longest continuously running production of a play in history.
  • December 4 – the Great Smog: A “killer fog” descends on London (in the process coining the word “Smog”, for “smoke” and “fog”).
  • December 14 – The first successful surgical separation of Siamese twins is conducted in Mount Sinai Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio.
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Start your 1952 Buick research here! Here you have detailed info about models, features, paint, interior, production facts, specifications & much more!
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